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Big Block

LR-1600 Load Block Perspective is everything. The load block for our LR-1600 looks like any other when you see it hanging, but on the ground and up close you can really begin to grasp just how massive the equipment is! The 10 sheave block weighs in at 1250kg (2750lbs). In order to properly tension 20 […]

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LTM 1220

Ain't no mountain high enough! Sometimes the most important ingredient to a successful job is sheer grit! Hats off to our incredible crew who worked in extrememly tight quarters & bitter cold temps to get this job done! The over 100 year old piping system above the mouth of Provo Canyon has been under renovation […]

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Woc on water

Row, Row, Row your… Crane? ALL ABOARD! When the only place to set up the crane is on the water, we’ll do that too! Working with Cannon Builders inc, and utilizing three tug boats and a barge, our team used the Manitowoc 2250-S3 right on the Snake River. The job required four different set ups […]

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900 Ton Crane

GETTIN’ IT DONE WITH THE 900 TON What can we say? We love our 900 ton! This crane is not only RARE (less than 10 in the U.S.) it’s also MASSIVE, and extremely VERSATILE. Affectionately known as our “Justice League Crane” this beast seems to have super powers! It boasts a tip height of 520’ […]

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World Record Basketball Shot

THAT’S OFFICIALLY AMAZING! Mountain Crane was honored to be a part of a Guinness Book of World Records moment! When the Harlem Globe Trotters reached out to our team and asked if we could hoist a basketball hoop up 50 feet in the air to set a new world record we couldn’t wait to be […]

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500 Ton Tandem Crane

Mountain Crane was honored to be a part of a Guinness Book of World Records moment! When the Harlem Globe Trotters reached out to our team and asked if we could hoist a basketball hoop up 50 feet in the air to set a new world record we couldn’t wait to be a part of […]

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Million Pound Pick

Recently Mountain Crane service received a call to participate in a very large task… 1,179,600 pounds to be exact! When Energy Solutions needed to move a pair of decommissioned steam generators from the Crystal River nuclear facility in Florida to their containment in Clive, UT they contracted Mountain Crane Service and Mountain Heavy Transport to […]

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Phillips 66 - Billings, MT

Flash back to spring 2017 when Mountain Crane was awarded the major turnaround scope for the Phillips 66 project in Billings, MT. This was the largest turnaround ever for the refinery. More than 20 cranes participated in the work, including our Grove RT540E, Terex RT-555, Terex RT-780, Grove TMS9000E, Terex Quad Star, Grove RT890E, Liebherr […]

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OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Our Grove 110 hydraulic “HOPE” crane is a emblem for us to continue the fight against all types of cancers. Cancer affects all of us in some way. We honor and support those who have fought and continue to fight. We encourage everyone to donate generously to your local organizations that support research and relief.

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Mountain Heavy Transport - Midnight Maneuvers

When South Jordan City needed a 300,000 lb bridge removed and demolished, they called Mountain Heavy Transport to get the job done. But this job took a last minute turn when a neighboring city realized an opportunity to save residents thousands of dollars by buying the bridge for a future location. The two cities came […]

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